The Office of the Sheriff exists to serve the community. The protection of people and their property is our primary responsibility. Honor, Courage, Commitment, Leadership and Teamwork shall be the core values employed as we serve the citizens of Caldwell County.
In an unpredictable and constantly changing world, where communities and families expect safety and security, we must continually strive to be a premier Law Enforcement Agency recognized for our responsiveness and integrity.
Exhibiting dynamic leadership, pride and professionalism, we will attract and develop the finest professionals, committed to multidimensional police services and sincere community partnerships tailored to maintain a decisive advantage over the criminal element.
We are dedicated to the core values of Honor, Courage, Commitment, Leadership and Teamwork. We believe these values are necessary to build a foundation of trust and guidance upon which our strength is based and our success is achieved. These principles shall guide our employees daily, encouraging each of us to “Do the Right Thing”. Every member of our organization must understand and live by these core values.
We will be accountable for our professional and personal behavior.
We will always be mindful of the privilege we have to serve the citizens of this county.
Courage is the value that gives departmental members the moral and
The day-to-day duty of every man and woman in the Office of the Sheriff is to
consistently strive for improvements in the quality of our work, and our members.
Leadership is the tool that provides the Office of the Sheriff, the ability to create
alliances and partnerships, to focus on our citizens, and plan for long-range perspectives.
Teamwork fosters cooperation, creates and reinforces a positive work culture.
It serves to establish and develop a “Win-Win” philosophy.